The White-tailed Skimmer (Orthetrum albistylum) is a dragonfly species, which occurs from central and south Europe to China and Japan.
Both sexes have pale bands on the sides of the thorax.
Males before maturing appear similar to females.
First 4 photos: Maruyama Park, Kyoto, Japan, 1 October 2018
Last photo: Yoyogi Park, Tokyo, Japan, 22 September 2018